The Garden Island
Notice #: 0001130022-01
Funeral Notices


March 20, 1920 – July 27, 2018

Born in Honolulu to Ho See & Hing Choy, Muriel was the second of seven children.
Muriel grew up on New Era Lane near Ft. Street Mall before relocating to Koko Head Avenue in Kaimuki. She worked for many years at the Blue Cross Animal Hospital on Kapiolani Blvd. and later at Farrington High School. She loved animals and children. Among Muriel’s proudest achievements was earning a BA in Asian Studies with an emphasis in Chinese culture and history from the University of Hawaii at Manoa at the age of 75.
Predeceased by eldest sister Xiou Ying Tom of Guangzhou, China, and younger siblings Vivian (Paul) Rose, Walter, and William (Marge) Choy. Survived by sisters Ellen Chung of Federal Way, WA, and Rose (Jock) Lee of Castro Valley, CA.

Memorial Services: 10:00 a.m. on September 6, 2018 at
Borthwick Mortuary
~ Family requests no monetary gifts or flowers ~